The Washington Department of Revenue released a notice providing that effective June 9, 2022, qualifying businesses and tenants may apply for a sales and use tax exemption for purchases of server equipment and infrastructure for computer data centers located in urban areas pursuant to 2022 House Bill 1846. Eligible urban areas are those counties

The Texas Comptroller recently released a private letter ruling (provided to the taxpayer on April 29, 2022) concluding that the taxpayer’s payment card management services are nontaxable in Texas. In the ruling, the taxpayer provides a payment card management program that allows services, such as food delivery services, the ability to apply customized spending limits

Maryland H.B. 791 clarifies that the definition of “digital product” for sales and use tax purposes does not include certain digital inputs or enterprise software. Specifically, H.B. 791 excludes from taxable digital products the following: (i) products having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic, or similar capabilities where the purchaser has a copyright or similar

The Mississippi Department of Revenue withdrew its proposed regulation which sought to expand the state’s sales tax to apply to cloud computing. The proposed regulation amendments defined taxable cloud computing to include software as a service, platform as a service, and infrastructure as a service. Despite the proposed regulation’s withdrawal, there may still be future

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has accepted a direct appeal from an internet retailer contesting the Department’s position that the in-state presence of cookies and apps were sufficient to satisfy the physical presence nexus standards in place prior to the US Supreme Court’s decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. The Department assessed use

The Wisconsin Department of Revenue recently published updated guidance that states that marketplace providers are responsible for the collection and remittance of the Wisconsin premier resort taxes. For purposes of collection and remittance responsibilities, a marketplace provider in Wisconsin is a person who facilitates a retail sale on a seller’s behalf by listing or advertising

The Minnesota Tax Court ruled that a separately stated surcharge covering credit card processing fees was subject to sales tax. The taxpayer, a sole proprietor, operates vacation rental properties that are held out for booking either directly through the taxpayer or through third-party marketers. The taxpayer charges a 4% separately stated surcharge for reservations booked

On April 21, the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services released Ruling no. 2022-2, finding that online learning plans were not taxable digital goods. The company offers various learning plans which address educational needs through virtual learning and on-demand digital courses in academic subjects, professional topics, and vocational licensure preparation courses. The company’s platform is

The Comptroller has informed us that the due date for the first quarterly estimated digital advertising tax payment is extended to Monday, April 18th. The deadline for taxpayers to make this first payment would otherwise have been April 15, 2022. We are not aware of the Maryland Comptroller’s office otherwise publicizing this extension. Taxpayers